Island News

Port Blair, 15 Sep 2014/--/In a significant development islands’ Hope Town Panchayat, in South Andaman, has been selected as one among the 18 other Gram Panchayats in the country to receive the prestigious “Rashtriya...
Port Blair, 15 Sep 2014/--/The 49th General Body of A & N State Coop. Bank was held on 14th September, 2014 at the Conference Hall of the Bank under the chairmanship of Shri. Bhagat Singh. The programme was attended...
Port Blair, 15 Sep 2014/--/The aspirations of Bengali students in Port Blair has been fulfilled with the beginning of a post graduate course in Bengali has been started with 15 students from September 1 in the...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 15 Sep 2014/--/Union Minister for Transport Nitin Gadkari today said politics will not hinder development works in West Bengal and pledged full assistance to complete ongoing projects in the state. Gadkari, who promised to visit the city soon to meet the government leadership, said he...
Kolkata, 15 Sep 2014/--/The CPI(M) today demanded that the Ministry of Home Affairs should look into the reports claiming that Saradha funds had been "used to fund terror acts against India". "We feel the reports that Saradha funds were siphoned off to Bangladesh need to be looked into by the...

Sports News

Bangalore, 15 Sep 2014/--/India’s agonising wait to return to the World Group continued as the hosts lost 2-3 to Serbia in the rain-hit playoff tie after Yuki Bhambri surrendered tamely in the decisive fifth rubber...
Mumbai, 15 Sep 2014/--/Former India hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay is upset with the selection of only one goalkeeper in the Indian team due to take part in the Incheon Asian Games starting, Friday. "It's a very bad...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Darjeeling, 15 Sep 2014/--/The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration today announced a plan to set up a packaged drinking water plant in Mungpoo under Darjeeling sub-division as part of its efforts to be self sufficient...
KURSEONG, 15 Sep 2014/--/The case of the four teenage students from Kurseong who have gone missing since September 8 has brought forward a lot of questions and speculations. Some wonder perhaps their mutual love of...
SOMBARAY, 15 Sep 2014/--/The 4th Dusshera Cup Men’s Open Football Tournament 2014, organised by the Royal Sheep Football Club, today kicked off at Bariakhop under Daramdin constituency, west Sikkim. The inaugural...

National News

New Delhi, 15 Sep 2014/--/Pakistan today made it clear that there was no case against designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, and he is free to roam in the country. "Hafiz Saeed...
New Delhi, 15 Sep 2014/--/Pakistan today said it was not aware of any proposal for a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York on the margins of UN General...

Business News

New Delhi, 15 Sep 2014/--/India requires sustainable and inclusive labour-saving technologies and farm mechanisation to boost its agriculture productivity, according to experts. Speaking at a conference organised by...
Mumbai, 15 Sep 2014/--/As banks rush to open accounts under the Centre's Jan Dhan scheme, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today cautioned them on the risks involved in just hunting for numbers, asking them not to compromise...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 15 Sep 2014/--/The mood has turned somewhat bearish with investors opting to book profits at every higher levels rather than making fresh purchases on weak global cues as the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex today tumbled by over 244 points --biggest fall in a month-- to end at 2-week low of 26...

Reflex Action

15 Sep 2014/--/The Nagas of Manipur are at it again. Following a clash of the Nagas with the Manipur police at a village in the Naga-dominated Ukhrul district, in which two Nagas were killed and several injured, the United Naga Council (UNC) an umbrella organization of different Naga bodies of Manip...

Political Delicacies

14 Sep 2014/--/Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung is working at  the behest of the Congress. It was only after he got the signal from the Congress top brass that he decided to call the single la...
7 Sep 2014/--/Rajnath Singh may not have much support within his party but outside his party Singh enjoys tremendous political backing. He created a flutter in the corridors of power when he threatene...

North Bengal News

ALIPURADUAR, 15 Sep 2014/--/CPM veteran and state opposition leader Suryakanta Mishra today slammed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her ministers for their alleged involvement in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund...
Siliguri, 15 Sep 2014/--/The Serious Fraud Investigation Office has completed investigations into the operations of 14 firms run by the Saradha Group of Companies in connection with what has come to be known as the ‘...
Jalpaiguri, 15 Sep 2014/--/The Jalpaiguri district Left Front today sat on a dharna at Samajpara More in town as a mark of protest against the increasing rate of crime in the state, including the exorbitant rise in...

Video News

Echo World

Hanoi, 15 Sep 2014/--/Strategically important oil and gas cooperation and extension of a USD 100 million credit by India for defence purchases are among the seven pacts inked between India and Vietnam as they called for...
Hanoi, 15 Sep 2014/--/A second sapling of the revered 'Bodhi' tree from Gaya in Bihar was on Monday planted in Vietnam's Presidential palace by President Pranab Mukherjee, 55 years after India gifted the first offshoot...

Editorial

15 Sep 2014/--/The Centre for Science and Environment, a Delhi-based NGO, has said that the recent devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir may be due to permanent climate change brought about over the years by a number of causes, some of them man-made. As in Uttarakhand so in Jammu and Kashmir, unplanned ‘development’ and urbanization, especially along the river banks have aggravated the intensity...